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A Gentlemen’s Guide to LA’s Best Whisky Bars

“Guys who drink beer are the basic bitches of the guy world. They’re boring and bland… If a man makes whiskey his drink of choice, you know he’s got his head on straight.” – Elite Daily

We agree, so we put together a list of LA’s top Whisky Bars.

1.Seven Grand

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Address: 515 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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LA’s best whisky bar. It is exactly what you expect from a whisky bar – the type of place where you’d want to smoke a cigar even if you don’t smoke.


2. Jacklope

Address: 515 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

This is the “exclusive bar in the back of a bar” that you’ve always wanted to get into. It’s in the backroom of Seven Grand and it’s a complete separate bar with only 18 seats. They serve the drinks only one of three ways: neat, Japanese highball, or Old Fashioned.


3. Thirsty Crow


Address: 2939 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

It’s dark, it looks like a divebar, but you’ll find people dressed well and the bar is center stage – the way it should be. The whiskey selection is impressive, but the diversity of the crowd is even more impressive. There is no clear demographic – it’s truly a diverse mix of ages, races, professions, etc. Very few bars in LA have such a broad spectrum of patronage.


4. The Blind Donkey


Address: 53 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103

Not technically a whiskey bar, but known for a good selection of Whiskey drinks. Overall, a chill atmosphere with a formidable whiskey menu in Oldtown Pasadena


5. Ten Pound

Shoutout to the hypnotizing Simone, Ly & Natassja

Shoutout to the the always fun Simone, LyThuy & Natassja

and the stunning Jaime Maggio

and the stunning Jaime Maggio

Address: 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

This whiskey is at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. It’s expensive, but classy. The water used in their ice is imported from Scotland. Some of their Macallan’s are aged as long as 64 years.


6. Sassafras Saloon


Address: 1233 N Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038

If you want a touch of the Hollywood scene, but not too much commotion, you can check out Sassafras. They have some excellent Whiskey drinks.

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